Month: October 2017

Episode 242 – George Lois

Virtual Memories Show 242: George Lois “Everybody working today asks me, ‘How did you get away with THAT?’ I tell ’em, ‘Same way you could: if you had balls.’ And talent.” Legendary ad-man George Lois joins the show to talk about 50+ years of shaping American culture and to give us some Damn Good Advice….

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Episode 241 – Barry Blitt

Virtual Memories Show 241: Barry Blitt “It was nice to have been offered this retrospective book, but I wish it had just stopped there.” Why is award-winning illustrator Barry Blitt so uncomfortable with the flap copy praise of his new decades-spanning compendium, Blitt (just out from Riverhead Books)? We spend an hour trying to get…

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Episode 240 – John Crowley and Michael Meyer

Virtual Memories Show 240: John Crowley & Michael Meyer “Writing has made people feel unsafe and uncomfortable since, oh, the Bible.” One of my favorite authors, John Crowley, returns to the show to talk about his “final dress novel,” the wonderful Ka: Dar Oakley in the Ruin of Ymr (Saga Press). We talk about the…

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Episode 239 – Pete Bagge and Mimi Pond

Virtual Memories Show 239: Pete Bagge and Mimi Pond, Live at CXC! “The way I draw is how I express myself. . . . Friends asked if I should have collaborated on these biographies with someone who draws realistically. . . . But then I wouldn’t have wanted to read it!” –Pete Bagge First Pete…

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Episode 238 – Shannon Wheeler

Virtual Memories Show 238: Shannon Wheeler “Cartooning for The New Yorker is like being in a jazz club, and you don’t go into a jazz club and play the Ramones.” It’s late-night podcast-action with cartoonist Shannon Wheeler! We get into the history of his Too Much Coffee Man comics and his new book,Sh*t My President…

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